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Wall Of Sound Sessions – Endless Swarm

Time flies when you’re having fun… Can’t believe April’s Sessions video has been out for a week already!!

This month we feature Edinburgh grind core/power-violence mob, Endless Swarm & you can check it out below…

Coming soon we also have sessions from Bacchus Barracus & Lucifers Corpus… Stay Tuned!

 

 

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Wall Of Sound Sessions – Somaesthesia

Really happy to to show you all the 2nd instalment of the Wall Of Sound Sessions – Studio videos recorded completely live, with no editing, overdubs or automation… This is as close as you can get to seeing a band live without leaving your La-Z-Boy 😉

This months session features Edinburgh’s progressive, post metal masters Somaesthesia performing exclusive tracks from their new album which is still in progress.

Enjoy!!

 

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Wall Of Sound Sessions – Sapien

Towards the end of 2017, me & my pal Bailey Junior of Scapegoat.tv had the idea of doing live studio sessions with some of the best bands knocking around the Scottish metal scene at the moment. The idea was to capture the bands in as natural a way as possible… These videos have absolutely no edits or overdubs & only minimal mixing. What you get is pretty much what happened on the day.

Recorded live in one take, I give you SAPIEN

If you would be interested in taking part in one of these sessions or have any other recording/mixing projects you would like to talk to me about, please do get in touch.

 

Cheers 🙂

 

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Gareeda – The Director’s Half-Cut

This week see’s the official release of the new Gareeda record “The Director’s Half-Cut”.

A selection of older songs the band wanted to re-record along with a few new tracks thrown into the mix. This was recorded here around October time in 2016 but the mixing didn’t get finished until March 2017…. It’s been quite a long road with this one but it turned out pretty good!

Check it out below

Cheers!

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Psychotic Depression – Thirty Hours Work Or Less

February 2017 saw Psychotic Depression coming into the studio to record their debut ep ‘Thirty Hours Work Or Less’.

The guys fairly rattled through the recording process and the mixing was completed fairly quickly aswell!

I’m really happy with how it all turned out  & you can check it out below… For fans of The Obsessed & Trouble

 

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A Lake Of Ghosts

Last year I recorded & mixed Of Spire & Throne​’s re-working of the My Dying Bride classic “My Wine In Silence”.
It was included on Doom-metal.com’s 2 disc tribute to My Dying Bride which is available now!

https://doom-metal-com.bandcamp.com/album/a-lake-of-ghosts-the-long-shadow-of-my-dying-bride

This was quite a lot of fun to work on as the whole thing was recorded & mixed very quickly. The guys wanted a very rough & ready sound to counter the usual,over produced sound of MDB.
Check it out & also check out the other fantastic contributions to this compilation!

Enjoy!

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Runemaster – By Thorn & Thunder

I had the Mighty Runemaster back in recording their 3rd EP at the tail end of last year… They have just released it via their bandcamp page & you can download it along with their previous 2 eps all for FREE!

Check them out!

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New Gear

Well… I’ve had a good few months of upgrading gear for the studio!

In the last 3 months I have upgraded to an Apple Imac 2.8ghz quad core which has loads more processing power than the old Macbook I was using.

I’ve upgraded my monitors to JBL LSR308 speakers. These have much better mid & low range as well as much better imaging than my old Alesis monitors. Very pleased with these 🙂

I’ve moved up to Pro-Tools 12, although I still have Logic X if anyone prefers that system.

I’ve got a load of Slate digital plugins, which are really, really nice! Some of the nicest digital EQ’s I have used, in fact 🙂

Lastly, I’ve picked up some nice deals on DI boxes & mics which round out the mic locker….

Live room is taking shape & I should hopefully get some photos up soon. Control room is still in flux but will hopefully get a more permanent solution in the game soon!

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